Thai Muang Beach Chalets
Travel Blogs from Phangnga
... Sunday was a lovely day. It was still very hot but there were fewer threatening clouds and it was slightly less humid. As usual I spent the day on a comfortable lounger at Sun Beach Bar. The number of visitors is definitely starting to drop now and it was very peaceful, the only excitement of the day coming at high tide when several large crabs were washed up on the sand.
We were back to six again at Ska Bar on Sunday evening and we decided to eat at Grand ...
... cure for my blues once I made it to Khao Lak. I had come to join a diving trip liveaboard with a local dive shop, Sea Dragon. I have dove with them two years ago, and they were also recommended by my friend from Indo, Chehab, whom worked with them last year.
I did have 2 days to kill before we would depart, so I grabbed a bike, and ripped around a bit, heading to a beautiful peaceful setting on the beach. Khao Lak is a bit of a sleepy little town, so ...
... serious business of lighting our lanterns began, Despite being the cheapest and smallest you could buy they were surprisingly successful with only Nicky’s plummeting unceremoniously into the sea. We all then went for our first paddle of 2015 whilst draining the last of our bottles of beer and then set off to walk north along the beach to see what was happening at the other end.
The hotels we passed were remarkably quiet by now but as we approached Peter Bar ...
... on this once almost deserted spit of land. Last year’s go-carting operation had, thankfully, gone but the bad news was that 8 concrete bungalows were under construction instead. These were owned by Nong Prew I was told and would be ready for renting out next season. On my walk to the beach I had passed a few more blocks of rooms, newly completed or under construction. Had the Thais, 10 years on from the tsunami, now overcome their understandable reluctance to build ...
... a holistic conservation approach I was able to educate the community on local environmental issues and dealing with the social and economic pressures that are leading to the destruction of reefs, and fish, coral and turtle populations. We also aim to encourage an end to unsustainable food systems and development.
Some highlights of this experience was being able to interact with the local Thai children playing there games and teaching them some ...
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